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|Quang Ninh General Hospital acquires additional 512-slices CT scanner from GE Healthcare to improve diagnostic capabilities|
Speaking at the ceremony, Vu Xuan Dien, director of the Quang Ninh Department of Health stated that the application of 512-slices CT scanner provided by GE Healthcare is a milestone in computerised tomography for the hospital particularly and healthcare sector of the northern province of Quang Ninh generally, aimed at bringing high-quality services for patients.
Dien also added that the hospital will develop continuous training course for doctors to master the equipment and maintain it carefully.
Striving to enhance healthcare services quality, Quang Ninh General Hospital has been investing in advanced technologies. This newly acquired CT scanner is the hospital’s next effort to deliver better patient outcomes.
|Trinh Van Manh, director of Quang Ninh General Hospital|
“At Quang Ninh General Hospital, we prioritise the investment in innovative equipment and capacity building to master these tools. We expect the CT scanner 512 slices to be our leap towards higher level of diagnostic capabilities,” said Trinh Van Manh, director of Quang Ninh General Hospital.
CT multi-slice technology plays an important role in the diagnosis and monitoring of a wide range of symptoms and diseases including heart diseases. Designed with revolutionary snapshot capability as well as the 16cm , Revolution CT delivers high quality images for early diagnosis of heart diseases which helps clinicians decide the right treatment path for patients.
The 512-slices CT scanner integrates software that gives 82 per cent dose reduction compared to traditional methods. It also allows the assessment of both the morphology and myocardial perfusion in one shot. Especially, the results help accurately assess the area of the brain that can be saved from stroke, and provide effective chemotherapy in cancer.
“GE Healthcare believes that applying the new high-performance GE CT scanner with various medical benefits in cardiac diagnosis will give the clinicians of Quang Ninh General Hospital a solution for improving image quality, contributing to the higher accuracy in diagnosis and treatment,” said Sharon Tan, product marketing leader for GE Healthcare ASEAN.
GE Healthcare is the $19 billion healthcare business of GE (NYSE: GE). As a leading provider of medical imaging, monitoring, biomanufacturing, and cell and gene therapy technologies, GE Healthcare enables precision health in diagnostics, therapeutics and monitoring through intelligent devices, data analytics, applications and services.
With over 100 years of experience in the healthcare industry and more than 50,000 employees globally, the company helps improve outcomes more efficiently for patients, healthcare providers, researchers and life sciences companies around the world.
|512-slices CT scanner|
Regarding GE in Vietnam, it was one of the first American companies established in Vietnam in 1993. GE first set up a representative office in Hanoi and another subsequently in Ho Chi Minh City in 2001.
In 2003, GE Vietnam Ltd was established, a 100 per cent GE capital investment that offers a wide range of after-sales services for medical, electrical and energy equipment. GE Vietnam currently employs more than 900 people and offers products and services in the power, energy connections, renewable energy, oil and gas, healthcare and aviation sectors.